It’s dark in her heart, and her life suffering symptoms of totally bleak night No light, torching her murky shadows But she knows her path But can’t walk home. You think home is where you’ve place to shelter To stretch your legs, lie low the couch? You think that’s home Your birthplace, cradle of your… Continue reading Where’s Home ?
How can African men love,
When loneliness is all they have?
I’m lost in these thoughts, like the woods Of savanna that froze my veins into fears I remember losing the verve I remember loosing my bowels I remember my pricked nerve Idling in inferiority , and me crying I remember your hands, numb, gruesome too Not to bother to walk me out of darkness. I… Continue reading Thorns of Pain
I saw a kayak waving the bank No one to paddle, peddle the pads I whispered to tranquil of nature Like a peafowl Come fetch me to my strength And to her victory, too She don’t drown down the dam It leaks in my head, every night nightmares of nazi nerds crocheting foot to path… Continue reading NIGHTMARES OF NAZI NERDS
I’m an architect, Creator of my own blueprints, That I succeed, Win, In my own structures!
I pluck back my alphabetic-duck strings A, B, down the C , then up fly the sea That my fairy najma would see A stellar music when my rhythm rings A Ken adorable when my voice sings. Today my daughter Mabel wails for a sonnet She knows her mum fell for a poet It’s fathers… Continue reading Last Verse